Mastodon hair, fossils at Gem and Mineral Museum
Last updated 3/15/2007 at Noon
The Fallbrook Gem and Mineral Museum now has a fascinating collection of fossils in addition to the many gems and minerals on display. A replica of a mastodon skull complete with tusks can be seen as well as fossils of mastodon leg bones and a partial fossilized tusk. The tusk, loaned by John Frey, has circular rings like a tree and might even be mistaken for petrified wood.
A diorama of how our area might have looked 136 million years ago is interesting and is near a display with information about some of the various dinosaurs that roamed our area.
Fossils from other areas area also feat...